Resources for teachers

Everything from registering with Zen Educate, to receiving work and getting paid.

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I've moved house. How do I let you know my new address?

Send your new address to support@zeneducate.com or via chat and we'll update it
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Do I need to call every day about daily supply work?

No. Because we're an online platform, you don't have to call us to see if there is work for you.
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How can I delete my profile or registration?

Let us know in writing and we can remove your account details and deactivate your profile.
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What do I do if I'm running late?

Let us know as soon as you can if you may be late to the school, are delayed or having difficulty getting to work
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Do you work with nursery schools, primary schools or secondary schools?

We can help you find daily supply and full-time or part-time jobs in nurseries, primary schools or secondary schools
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Something's not right with my pay

Do you have questions about tax codes, getting a P45 or P60, deductions, or anything else pay related?
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Providing additional documents

Do you have more qualifications, or extra documents you need to send to us?
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Booking requests

How to accept or decline booking requests from schools and when they expire.
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How do I resign from working through Zen?

If you've found a permanent role just email support@zeneducate.com with your request and we'll stop considering you for roles.
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Can I be a teaching assistant without experience?

We recommend getting teaching experience as a volunteer before looking for teaching assistant work through Zen.
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How do I get paid?

Key Portfolio is our preferred umbrella company for getting you paid correctly and on time.
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How will I receive requests for daily supply work?

You'll receive daily supply requests by text message and can easily accept or decline by following the link
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Do I need a timesheet?

We do timesheets online. No need to get a paper copy signed.
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How can I change my profile photo?

You can replace or add a profile photo on your phone or on a computer
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Providing employment references

We need to receive at least two references before you can work through Zen Educate
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How do I report in sick or if I can't make it to work?

If you can't make it to work please let both us and the school know as soon as you're able.
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I don't have QTS. Can I still work through Zen Educate?

What if you don't have Qualified Teacher Status.
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How do I update my CV?

An up to date CV increases your chance of relevant work. Here's how to update it.
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When am I paid?

Question about payroll? You'll be paid weekly by close of business on Fridays for the work you completed the previous week.
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How do I interview with Zen Educate?

Before going out to work you'll need to complete an online interview with one of our team. Here's what happens, and how to join and prepare.
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Getting a DBS certificate through Zen Educate

We can arrange a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate for you if you need it. Here we answer the most common DBS questions.
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Profile photo guidelines

Taking a good profile photo
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Managing your calendar

Your calendar is how you manage when you're available and unavailable to work and where you can see your past and upcoming bookings.
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Make your teaching profile standout to schools

Creating a strong profile helps schools decide if you're right for their school and role. Here's how to make yours sing.
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